Previous Haryana gathering speaker Satbir Singh Kadian was sentenced to seven years' prison by a city court on Friday in a two-decade-old case for inconsistencies in acquisition by Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Ltd when he headed the association in the mid 1990s.
The court additionally fined Kadian (66) Rs 50 lakh. He and four others were prior held liable of offenses like criminal trick, misappropriati-on of portable property and criminal break of trust by an open worker under the Indian Penal Code and criminal wrongdoing under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Declining to show mercy to the INLD government official – who has likewise been a lawmaker from Haryana – the court said Kadian delighted in the trust of individuals and was thought to be a good example by the country however he abused his position.
"In the event that such people get the base discipline, it will influence the assurance of the whole country," uncommon CBI judge Jitendra Kumar Mishra said.
Kadian's conviction is a misfortune for INLD in the state as it comes four years after the conviction of INLD boss Om Prakash Chautala and his child Ajay along in the educators' enrollment trick.